corn silk

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Corn silk - herbal remedies, has choleretic, diuretic, hemostatic and inflammatory properties.

Pharmacological action

Corn silk is rich in vitamin K, pantothenic acid and ascorbic acid, carotenoids, fatty and essential oils, sugar, and resinous substances, bitter glycosides, sitosterol, saponins, alkaloids and others.

Corn silk, the use of which should be agreed with the doctor, help to increase the secretion of bile, reduce its viscosity, reduce the level of bilirubin, increased levels of prothrombin, and accelerate blood clotting.

Corn silk, reviews confirm proven as an effective tool that promotes dissolution of stones in the bladder, kidneys, mochetochechnikah and removing them from the urinary tract.

Use as corn silk for weight loss, which is caused by the action of the drug, aimed at reducing appetite, improve metabolism, restore salt balance, stabilize blood sugar levels.

Indications of corn stigmas

Drugs based on corn stigmas prescribed for:

  • cholecystitis (inflammation of the gallbladder);
  • chronic hepatitis (inflammation of the liver);
  • Edema syndrome (accumulation of excess fluid in the body);
  • biliary dyskinesia (a disorder of the biliary system, resulting in impaired contraction of the gallbladder);
  • cholangitis (inflammation of the bile ducts)
  • nefrourolitiaze (small kidney stones);
  • bleeding associated with a reduced content of prothrombin in the blood.


Corn silk, contraindications due to the properties of the active ingredients are not appointed at:

  • poor appetite;
  • increased blood clotting;
  • thrombophlebitis and thrombosis;
  • varicose;
  • hypersensitivity to this herbal remedy.

In order to lose weight should not begin applying corn stigmas women during menstruation, it is recommended to wait until bleeding stops.

Instructions for use of corn stigmas

 corn silk
 Corn silk is taken orally in the form of broth every 3-4 hours for 10-45 ml. To prepare the broth should be 3 tbsp. l. (10 g) of raw material put in a container, preferably an enamel, then pour 200 ml of boiled, hot water and lid. For half an hour the resulting mixture was heated on a steam bath and then cooled for 10 minutes at room temperature.

After straining and squeezing the raw material resulting broth of corn stigmas should be brought to 200 ml by adding boiling water.

For the treatment of diseases of the gall bladder, urinary system, the liver is also ready to extract corn stigmas, which is recommended to take 2-3 times a day 30-40 drops.

Corn silk slimming take a decoction prepared as follows: 1 tsp raw pour 1 cup hot water, boil for 1 minute, leave to infuse. Take a broth 1/3 cup 3 times a day for 20 minutes before eating.

side effects

The broth and the extract of corn stigmas, as well as products based on plants that are generally well tolerated, only in rare cases have been observed manifestations of allergic reactions.

Additional Information

Produce storage of corn stigmas should be in a dark, cool and dry place.

Shelf life of the extract - 3 years, the columns with stigmas - 2 years.